INTRODUCTION

Monti Garbi is a locality in Mezzane di Sotto and also the name of the vineyard. It’s a word from the Venetian dialect referred to the soil: MONTI means “hills” and GARBI means “rugged, arid, poor”. It’s a hill with poor, calcareous and chalky soil. Ripasso is a unique technique in the world which is only used in Valpolicella.

TASTING NOTES

Ruby red in colour, aromas are dominated by red fruit and cherry. The palate is semi-dry, soft, caressing, fresh, savoury and fairly tannic with a spicy aftertaste.

AWARDS

Jancis Robison – 17 points
James Suckling – 92 points
Decanter – 90 points